The quadruple gold and silver medal Olympic champion opens his campaign in the 40-foot catamarans in Singapore next month
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Saturday 10 November 2012
People power kicked the decision to drop windsurfers from the Olympic sailing line-up into the oblivion of history as rank and file national representatives voted against the council members of the International Sailing Federation at its annual general meeting in Dublin.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
Britain has failed to raise a team for the Youth America's Cup. As the deadline for entries closed on 31 October, all three attempts, one of which planned to race under the Ben Ainslie Racing banner.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
Britain has failed to raise a team for the Youth America’s Cup. As the deadline for entries closed on 31 October, all three attempts, one of which planned to race under the Ben Ainslie Racing banner.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Oracle Team USA, defender of the 34 America’s Cup, suffered a second humiliating and expensive setback when it capsized its giant AC72 catamaran on San Francisco Bay during a training session.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
A howl of complaint about the latest changes in the organisation of next year’s America’s Cup in San Francisco comes from Dean Barker, skipper of Emirates Team New Zealand.
Friday 28 September 2012
Two events on the same piece of water can lead to problems, not least as the deciding, fifth race of the French Match Race semi-final kept Britain’s Ian Williams and the Australian Keith Swinton stooging around for over an hour and half as the MOD70s started two races off Marseille.
Thursday 27 September 2012
The greatest book of the modern age, in case you were wondering, is Rogues, Villains and Eccentrics: An A-Z of Roguish Britons Through the Ages by William Donaldson, which celebrates its 10th anniversary in print this year.
Thursday 30 August 2012
An Olympic gold medallist, formerly British now firmly American, and a newly minted silver medallist, formerly Welsh now also happily British, were among an ovation of Olympians cascading on to Cardiff Bay on Thursday for the Extreme Sailing grand prix. But the American, Anna Tunnicliffe, was rushed to hospital with a gashed knee at the end of the first day’s racing in Cardiff for the Extreme Sailing Series.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
A Swedish-based all woman team is the first to announce an entry for the next Volvo round the world race in 2014/15.
Friday 17 August 2012
Fireworks over Cowes were more than the traditional Friday celebration as the south’s largest annual regatta drew not just to a close but a beginning of long-term stability at a time of economic uncertainty for many sports.
Friday 10 August 2012
Great Britain's Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell had to settle for silver in the men's 470 class after just falling short of gold on the south coast today.
Sunday 05 August 2012
A silver medal for windsurfer Nick Dempsey is still a real prospect after the gold was wrapped up with two races to spare by Dorian van Rijsselberge of The Netherlands.
Saturday 04 August 2012
Great Britain's Paul Goodison and Ali Young both saw their London 2012 medal hopes ended today.
Tuesday 31 July 2012
Ben Ainslie remains confident of securing a fourth Olympic gold medal despite faltering once again on a day when the British sailing team were hit by news that Paul Goodison's regatta could be in jeopardy.
Tuesday 31 July 2012
Ben Ainslie saw his assault on Olympic gold stutter once again today as he finished behind Finn leader Jonas Hogh-Christensen for a fifth time at London 2012.
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